Building You: Scholarship program seeks skilled workers
WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - A nationwide scholarship seeks and rewards skilled workers through the Mike Rowe Works Foundation’s Work Ethic Scholarship Program.
“It really meant a lot that they actually accepted me for the scholarship and made all these recognitions for me. It really changed my life,” said Tyler Thach, recipient of a Work Ethic Scholarship in 2019.
Thach was one of 202 students who received a scholarship that year. The $5,000 scholarship helped to pay for a portion of his associate’s degree in aviation maintenance technology from WSU Tech.
“I loved being a part of the foundation. They helped me out with school, so I couldn’t be more thankful for that,” said Thach.
To qualify, you must be enrolled or plan to enroll in an approved trade-related program such as: automotive technology, aviation technology, carpentry, commercial driving, construction, diesel technology, electrical technology, emergency medical technology, farming & agriculture, fire science & technology, heavy equipment operation, HVAC, machinery, manufacturing, marine technology, pipefitting, plumbing, and welding.
Applications are being accepted until May 6th.
To learn more about the scholarship, click here.
Copyright 2021 KWCH. All rights reserved.